Carnegie Mellon University

Professional Communication for CEE Grad Students

Course Number: 12-798

The course reviews skills and techniques for preparing technical documents, professional letters, resumes, and presentations typically encountered in advanced degree programs and in research and development positions in the public and private sector.

Class topics focus on document purpose and organization; researching technical sources; summarizing, paraphrasing, and citing sources; simplifying and revising techniques; and the proper use of tables, graphics, and other visual aids in documents and oral presentations.

Course content emphasizes North American writing norms.

Semester(s): Fall


Textbook information can be found at the CMU Bookstore